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Sep 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
degree murder charges and police are trying to arrest a seventh suspect. >> there are four guns used. tests had to be done, dna analysis had to be done. a lot of things had to come together to make an informed decision. >> the d.a.commended the businesses in this part of contral for helping in this investigation. and several provided surveillance video helping investigators piece together a case sm. pitched in to help victims husband and two sons when visiting following the death a cord tg a bay area journalist living in germany, san francisco locals were instrument for raising a memorial. >> the woman was an administrator held a memorial service last week, using some of the $6,000 used for that purpose. they say they don't want forget her, she was well loved in the community. >> gascone says indictments were a high priority. >> there was very bad media going on. about the safety of san francisco. it's important to show as a community not only this is not something we're going to tolerate. >> and the counsel yul general was at the news conference. she says her government is very happ
ABC
Oct 7, 2011 6:00pm PDT
those people who use the use act was only themselves in mind. >> the california compassionate use act was intended to help seriously ill people. but the law has been hijacked by profiteers who are motivated not by compassion, but money. >> steve is co-founder of oakland's harborside health center, one of the largest december pens riz. he says the rack down will hurt them none thes less, forcing them back on to streets. >> this is an attack on a mistake and a lie to characterize this as anything eels at the cow palace, they're shorting out -- sorting out how this will affect them. >> people who are quote, unquote boutique growers, the government isn't interested in them, they're not interested in people like myself growing their six plants in the backyard. >> i think everybody should remember this swings back and forth and i've been in the industry 30 years and back in 1976 we thought it was going to be legalized just around the corner. >> the northern district u.s. attorney says she'll focus on dispenseries near schools and parks and sent letters to land lords warning of possible
ABC
Oct 25, 2011 6:00pm PDT
wong joins us. what's happening now? there is run goinging on? >> this is a cloud of acid in my lungs. they're starting to arrest people on 8th and washington. and people have been taken into custody. and police are trying to break up the crowd. they've thrown tear gas here. they arrested some protesters. but the day started with throwing paint balls and homemade tear gas the police and now, we have a standoff here, police are now trying to hold the crowd back. there is some thrown over newspaper vending machines and trash cans in the center of the street. this is a fluid situation. and there is no -- they're taking a big metal dumpster out police are trying to shake them down and keep this thing under controchl but it's digressing quickly. the march started with a rally about 45 minutes ago and a crowd circled through downtown. an army of officers are preventing them from reaching city hall. i've been talking with people. most were not involved in occupy oakland camp. that was swept up this morning .s police say most of the 86 protester as rested are still in jail tonight. and these
ABC
Oct 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
is not a welcome site for grape growers in the north bay. wayne freedman joins us to explain why. wayne? >> there is hid valley portion. we're here among chardonnay vines. if you think wine just grows off vine that's is not the case, rains come this early in the season, there is a lot of worry. >> in april, showers bring may flowers, ones in october bring blisters to wine country and lots of them when it calls in the season. >> this is fitting. >> that would be an understatement from matt ashby, dealing with 1500 acres of worry and and there is a a man whose fortunes can change with almosts. >> we'll get rain later in the october. >> and at least they had warnings and it's not just harvest had not begun. chardonnay and grapes are already in. and these ripening beauties remain a matter of concern. they're cabernet. because of the cool spring, still a good three weeks from being ready to pick. they belong to vine hill vineyards. today, managing partner bruce phillips can only sit back, doing less glamorous work, trusting the grapes will see them through. >> this is if the fruit is not rip
ABC
Oct 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
their encampment. one told us they expect some of those at that rally to come here tonight to protest their camp. there was plenty of aker directed at police today. last night thaerksd this physical confrontation with them, and tore down their tents ask tarps. justin herman plaza is designated as a park and that for bids a permanent encampment after 10:00. so there are skrimishes with protest qlorz tried to block public works vans and trucks which picked up their possessions. five people were arrested and protestors tell us they're not going leave tonight. >> we have every intention of remaining here and possibly to committed individuals working together to see a just society. >> this is the dialogue to try to convince them to tear down tarps into get out of justin herman plaza this is a park, and crews prohibit permanent structures and prohibit visitors after 5:00. did he not tell us what officers would do tonight or if tarps aren't removed by sock. you heard they're determined to stay here and may get help from oakland. they're going to be here tonight that. is the latest from justin herman pl
ABC
Oct 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT
this morning and released and came back to rejoin the protest. >> the top 1% is hurting all of us. >> kara and her husband say the movement is what they've been waiting for. >> there are many splinter issues, environmental, civil rights but they come down the inequal discontribution of wealth. >> the and the 99% of americans compared to the top 1%. abc 7 reported earlier the top 1% earns $1.1 million per year. and compare that to bottom 90%, 100 million households earning $31,000 and wealthyest saw their incomes rise half a percent and everyone elses dropped about the same amount. since the 19 80s the top 1% has seen their income go up 11 times greater than what the rest of america saw. >> people respond to this. and this is people are starting to understand they're not alone. and they're not the only one. >> after four hours, the demonstration broke up. in spite of arrests police said the action was well organized. >> they had an agenda to get message out. and once they did, then, they decide to move on their way. >> wells fargo issued a statement saying all money received in the governme
ABC
Oct 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
immunity to us us troop that's left the president no choice says the head of center on democracy. >> if you can exempt american troops from being liable to be tried in iraqi courts under iraqi law, you know we can't stay there under that circumstance that. snot a condition we can accept anywhere in the world. >> in early 2004, professor larry diamond was a senior advisor in iraq and says now, the concern will be iran will try to move in. >> the united states is going to have to maintain a significant military presence in this gulf area to balance iran for a long time still to come. >> troops won't be in iraq. the u.s. does have mill near 2008. second question is whether iraq can hold together considering deep political decisions. >> different groups like the shia and sunni they fight amongst each other all the time. >> tommy flores just returned from iraq. the black hawk door gunner says he's torn by the decision to end the presence in iraq and understand was out immunity, troop dmotz stay. >> if iraq is not going to help us, we're trying to help them. yes. it's time to go home. >> in addit
ABC
Oct 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
francisco, bay area. >> the quake upgraded to a 4.0 shortly after he spoke with us, experts stress we can expect a larger quake along the hayward fault, considered most at risk in the bay area. >> and there is a quake occurring just hours after the biggest ever state wide earthquake drill. and students at william cobb elementary joined five million other youngsters. the mayor practiced the technique as did the police and fire chiefs. and officials hope that will encourage their parents to hold drills at home. similar drills held at office buildings across california today. >> what an appropriate lesson there. we received more than 100 comments about the earthquake on our facebook page within just minutes of the shake. sheila said it was very loud and jolted the house real good. and no damage, i went outside to calm down. >> denise said it hit hard and fast. and scared me. marion said it sent my heart racing. if you survived a 1964 alaska earthquake is this is just a shutter, really. good perspective. >> you can join the conversation. >> and let's move on. tonight we have a new sense of a
ABC
Oct 5, 2011 6:00pm PDT
in a garage with another steve in 1976. >> this is a time when we had no money. neither one of us had a savings account. neither one of us own aid car. >> reporter: they created apple 2, first low-cost personal computer with color graphics and nine years later jobs fired in a management shake up. he moved on to create next, a computer and software company and also acquired a flejling animation studio named pixar, later sold to the walt disney company. and apple losing money, trimming staff and seeking new leadership. >> we're going to aggressively also move to find a world class ceo that will lead this company. >> reporter: that ceo turned out to be jobs. jobs reengineered apple and faced additional challenges. he had a cancerous tumor removed in 2004. he had a liver transplant in 2009. and he went on an open ended medical leave at the start of 2011. jobs turned his brush with death into a message for stanford's 2005 graduates. >> no one wants to die. even people who want to go to hefen don't want to die to get there. and yet... death is a destination we share. your time is limited. h
ABC
Oct 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
with her father and sister and police used surveillance video to identify the suspect. he's 16 years of age, staysing several charges including inflicting bodily injury on a child. police caught him yesterday afternoon with a group of other suspects taken in on weapons charges. >> the city that prides it self on tolerance has a problem. authorities say the number of white supremacist groups in san francisco is a serious problem. abc 7 is live in the tender loin with the story. >> we're in the tender loin because according to the d.a.this is where they seem to concentrate here, investigators came to realize this following a meeting. a year ago. in november two mexican nationals were attacked outside of this bar by a group of white supremacists yelling as they beat one unconscious. >> white power, san francisco native, get out of our town. >> three men were arrested. the man in the middle testified against the other two. >> exchange forgiving us information about the skinhead movement here in san francisco, he was offered a plea bargain. >> westin served 10 months. other two have not been sen
ABC
Oct 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
demand rising 12% in china, 21% in india and 23% in indonesia as reasons why intel is weathering a weak u.s. economy. yahoo reported a slide in earnings this quarter and posted a profit and the reason was a drop in ad sales and revenue. yahoo didn't indicate whether there is any news about a buyer. >> i think they should feel positive. it's a bright spot right now. >> and in case you're wondering the cash on hand is now excess of $81 billion. it does not pay dividends. interyaels cash on hand now close to $15 billion ask will be paying out $1.1 billion in dividends. >> and for that, we'll hear wall stret's reaction since numbers came out. apple down $28 a share, or 6.5%. intel up $1.30 and yahoo up 44 cents. >> a. >> apple may have missed a target but bank of america reported $6 billion in earnings today. and april activity is up 25%. and bank of america and wells fargo leading the way. with that tonight abc 7's vic lee is live where the occupy san francisco movement took complaints to city hall about economic inequality. vic? >> all that have news is more ammunition for occupy sf. earlier
ABC
Oct 19, 2011 6:00pm PDT
about demands. they seem reasonable. the main thing that will help us get what they want is if we get the money. >> kinding common ground in this movement will not be easy. this is why demands are not official and just proposal autos some total part of the thing is that we have to reach complete and democracy is on now. >> and it's unclear how calls for changes would become official but we do know occupy wall street web site is asking people across the country to weigh in. >> and thank you. and hundreds of jobs are opening up in santa clairea. today the governor and chief executive of dell computers were there to open the new center. abc 7's business reporter david louie has this city. governor brown and open top executive did a ribbon cutting recruiters were busy talking to job applicants. it needs to fill 200 positions. competition is tight but the chairman and ceo thinks he can entice them. >> one of the companies that has scale to be able to take on big projects and in terms of our need and we're doing that. so this is exciting. >> and dell is spending to propose servers for compa
ABC
Oct 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of the operation, the u.s. attorney's office today arraigned 25 of those arrested. the santa clara county district attorney will prosecute those arrested on state charges. vic lee, abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. an investigation into gang rape allegations against several baseball players will not be reopened. the district attorney announced his decision not to file criminal charges. a 17-year-old girl claims she'd been sexual assaulted by eight men at a party four years ago. but a previous district attorney never filed charges citing a lack of evidence. the new d.a., rosen, came to the same conclusion. >> what happened to jessica was not her fault. the defendants behavior was not acceptable conduct. however, the district attorney's office cannot prove that a crime occurred and therefore, will not file criminal charges. >> the victim, who spoke to abc 7 news in august sued two of the players for damages in a civil trial but a jury found them not liable. today releasing a statement saying quote, i am very disappointed in our justice system. i can only pray victims find strength in my journey. i
ABC
Oct 27, 2011 6:00pm PDT
apc 7 qan ordered a hands off approach to prot yefr l.esters and teents some of us think it should allowed and what is going on in society yoit outweighs inconvenience of having people camp here. >> and there is a tent popped up at snow park. >> why do you think it's important? >> we're going to keep coming back. >> and students still have no place to play. before the occupy oakland demonstrations they would spend series at one two of places, today playing in a parking lot. >> usually we have an opportunity to share space in city hall and those are not areas that are not comfortable with taking kids at this time. so we're displaced. >> and this is a live look at what's happening here this, is a meeting of demonstrators, they're making plans for a strike. the mayor's office is indicated that she plans to come out here any moment and address the demonstrators personally. and film maker michael moore planning to come tomorrow. again no, indication that the city or police plan to move anyone out of here any time soon. >> a reversal of fortune, thank you very much. a decorated war veter
ABC
Oct 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
tanks. car batteries not being used proper lie this is the fire chief and this is a protestor. >> we're trying to be in compliance. >> public health and safety have the same concerns every time they occupy city properties. >>. ♪ [ music ] i am sleeping in my tent. ♪ [ music ] they were same concerns in a huge tent city that sprouted at the civic center in late 1980s. hundreds of homeless people occupied the plaza for months. art was mayor at the time. >> there were some unsafe periods. there may have been unsanitary things. it wasn't clean. >> there is mounting criticism by businesses in the tourist official autos people wanted them out of sight, out of mind. >> the mayor was burning an epigee. by then, he had 500 new housing units for the homeless. >> i orderered them evicted and social workers working to accomplish that. >> and many say there are more parallels between occupy sf and aids vigil and encampments in 1985 that lasted 10 years, protesters are angry at inaction of the federal government towards a growing aids epidemic, taking over the un plaza. and not only people c
ABC
Oct 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the hill from where their house used to be. for 43 years they lived in the home at the corner of claremont and fair fontmont. just several hundred feet from where the natural gas pipeline exploded last year. they barely made it out. >> is tried to opt front door so-to-see if we can walk. >> their dog made it out in the car, everything else, gone. they want to rebuild but insurance company is creating more problems than its solving. >> when we turned in the information that was we got from the insurance company to our architect he said they don't know what costs are here in the bay area. >> and united policy holders is a nonprofit group that just did a survey of the household that's found 45% have yet to reach a settlement on the part of the claim dealing with the home. 50% are under insured by average $200,000. and 50% said they received low ball repair rebuilding estimates from their insurance companies. >> and this is between 50% and 75% of the people that lose everything in the disaster come up short on their coverage. >> the executive direct jerz in some ways, san bruno is unusual but
ABC
Oct 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the owner of the building received a letter from u.s. attorney last week. it said there is a marijuana dispensery operating in the building within a prohibited distance of a playground in that it mate mai result in imprisonment, fines and for fit you're of assets, abc 7 news learned the same letter has been sent to other pot clubs in northern california. the u.s. attorney declined to be interviewed and a spokesman told us they're targeting dispenseries operating within a thousand feet of schools. dave blair lives in the neighborhood. >> it's a legitimate rule and makes -- makes common sense. >> this attorney represents pot club owners and their land lords. he believes that the government is waging a quiet campaign against his clients. >> they're not, you know, kicking in doors and taking people to jail but there is a climate making it nearly impossible for medical cannibis collectives to survive. >> jonathan daily is an operator. >> there is another landlord that will do it. and it's unfortunate but we have to continue with when it's california. >> and he says the regional banks stoppe
ABC
Oct 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
in there. they told us they were going to have quote a meeting. that appears to be what's happening so far. in the meantime the mayor jean quan who was out of town until last night made her first public statement. they was pleased with yesterday's morning operation to clean out the park but troubled by what she saw last night. oik land mayor jean quan is defending her police force. they used excessive force among mostly peaceful officers. >> you have police officers 99 percent who took a lot of abuse yesterday but under chief jordan's leadership she has been trying to reestablish that connection with the community. yesterday was a sad day for us. >> last night they shot numerous rounds of tear gas. one man was struck in the head by a canister flash grenade or other projectile fired police. those who were among themselves say the police response was excessive. the bean bags rubber bullets were fired on the crowd. >> there are people out there protesting peacefully. >> there was one point where plastic bottle has to go. plastic bottle and gas in the crowd. >> mayor quan
ABC
Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm PDT
at the hardware store. that witness told us the shooting victim told her that the suspect said he won't shoot her but then went ahead and fired his gun at her. >> the suspect robbed a female adult. he fled the scene in a car. he traveled towards 580 and 35th avenue. he crashed at onramp of 580 and 35th avenue. >> from there police searched for that suspect along the freeway, the section closed which sont north side of the freeway. they were looking into the bushes but could not find the pan man. again, the interstate 580 in both driks reopened just after right before actually 5:30 this afternoon. and as for that suspect he's still on the loose. live in east oakland abc 7 news. >> thank you. and the man responsible for a shooting rampage in the south intai dead tonight. police shot shareef allman this morning following a search that began after he killed three people and wounded six others yesterday. the manhunt ended in a sunnyvale neighborhood where he'd been hiding 24 hours. vic lee is live with new information about the motive and how he evaded police so long. vic? >> first, this is lauren way
ABC
Oct 10, 2011 6:00pm PDT
in oakland is different than in new york and for all of us to come on a calming ground it's happening so fast that it's going to take time. >> just up the road in berkeley there has a grass roots movement born with a simple message that became a political force, talking about move on. today, move on led another rally in san francisco a march down market street with a message to politicians focus on jobs. not cuts. simple message. reporting from in oakland mark matthews abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. you can see umbrellas out there. it's shaping up to be one of the wettest octobers in recent years. in san francisco almost an inch and a half of rain is falling nearly triple what the city normally gets. >> much of the rain received so far came from last week's big storm but has been wet all day today. looking at live doppler 7 doesn't appear to be so wet. much of the rain is coming in under the radar. and let's close in to the south bay and santa cruz mountains and east bay. you can see a little spot of widely scattered showers and down to san jose points south ward there is some moving ear
ABC
Oct 24, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of becoming a snow ball. if it starts to roll it's going to become an avalanche. >> telling us sean has everything needs. police are okay with that. so far. >> we're not going to confront him. in hopes of trying to evade officers so we want to make sure he's safe and will allow him to stay up there and we'll contact him. >> most passers by don't want to take sides. but... they do want to take in the spectacle. >> this is showing how much people are willing to go to get their voices out there. >> occupy san jose has plans beyond what they're doing here and this is calling homeowner who's are in the process of eviction asking if they can occupy the front yards they say the banks have no proof they own homes and that is part of what is wrong with this system. they feel that would be a tangible depiction of the message which is that discrepancy between 99% and 1% is far far foo grade. -- great. >> in oakland now city officials hoping occupy demonstration there's will unravel sooner rather than later but seem determined not to force them out. we're live to explain the strategy now. laura? >>
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